About this Program

Students can choose to complete a general concentration or select one of these tracks:

  • Track One: Languages and Linguistics
  • Track Two: Arts and Literatures
  • Track Three: Culture, History and Politics
  • Track Four: Environment, Resources and Development

The Center for African Studies offers semester and academic-year programs at the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Makerere University (Uganda).

The list of approved Africa-related electives can be found on the Center for African Studies website.

Requirements, General Concentration

  • Students seeking to apply UF study abroad credit toward the minor must complete one three-credit minor course in residence at UF.
  • Transfer students must complete at least two three-credit minor courses in residence at UF.
  • No more than three credits of 4905 coursework (Individual Work) can be used toward the minor and none of the credits can apply to the 3000-level or above elective requirement.
  • Students must complete a minimum of six credits exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

Select one:3
Africa in World History
The African Experience: An Introduction to African Studies
African Humanities
African studies approved elective (2000-level or above)3
African studies approved electives (3000-level or above)9
Total Credits15

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